Featured Artists

ISABELLE BEAUCHAMP

 Isabelle Beauchamp is a photographer who primarily uses images to explore. She uses the lens as a way to learn more about her subjects, who often consist of places, people, and herself. Her work tends to be personal and her images are inherently subjective, aiming to act as a kind of mirror that allows for a different perspective.

 

Ainsely Elkner

My name is Ainsley Elkner, and i am a 16 year old based out of Lancaster PA. my photography account is @photosynthesis.is.fake on instagram! I would describe my aesthetic as soft but grounded. with my work, I try to capture not only the visuals, but also the energy of the shoot itself—I want the viewer to be able to “feel” the photo when they look at it. These are a series titled ‘golden’ and it’s my favorite work because i think the photos perfectly capture the warm and carefree feeling of the afternoon. 

 

taylore evans

Model: Ryan Jenkins

 

Kayla Weaver

 

Mia Caven

I’m Mia Caven, sixteen years young and a music and English student. My passions for both these subjects have been strong since I was able to talk, read, write and sing. This song, Snow, was my first song, of many, that I chose to release. The meaning behind Snow is my attempt in expressing the feelings of being hurt or heartbroken by a person you can only describe as cold. I write songs and make music as a way to reach out to those going through the same stuff, and just want to dance it out their system!

 

Reginald Munyai

Currently in 2019, “It’s A Pity EP Vol. 1” is his latest release that reached a total of 2000+ plays on it’s 10th day after release, making it RegMaster’s most prominent project to date.

RegMaster associates his current success with the many hardships that he has had in his pursuit for independence in the production of his music as he owns all the equipment used to record his music. This makes his releases consistent and a true reflection of the type of music he intends to put out. There shall be many more releases in the future as RegMaster aims to explore many avenues in his music.

Reginald Munyai, commonly known by his stage name “RegMaster”, is a recording artist and producer from Johannesburg. With 9 years of experience under his belt gained primarily from using Audio Workstations on his laptop, to assisting fellow artists in his community with their own projects. He continues to produce quality music with the assistance and guidance from his family and artists who are a lot more established than he is. In 2016, he released a mixtape titled “Blunted: Lost Lyricz & Hidden Potentials”, which is available currently on his soundcloud. In 2018, he returned with a self-produced mixtape titled “Sorry Knot Sorry”. The mixtape features the likes of CeexOver, VuciRainbow and Cozmic Indiago.

 

Gabrielle barrera

We as women are natural beings, capable of connecting to and realizing the earth in a way that is special and only for us. Not delicate, to be groomed and manicured, but that we are not- we are volcanos erupting and wind, swaying trees and still water, plants that bloom and the ones that don't. Oftentimes, women and the earth have a similar experience. We know what it is to be put on a hierarchal scale, to be told we are not as important as men, to be seen as the opposite of them. We are referred to as "vixen," "bitch," and "chicks," and maybe we are as chaotic, untamed, wild, unpredictable, and hard to control as everyone says we are and maybe that isn't a bad thing. 

In my photo series, I examine the physical similarities between feminine products and body (specifically areas with body hair) within the forms of flowers, petals, and leaves.

 

Keya Goldfien

When I took these photographs I wanted to show the struggle of standing out in this world when there are so many people with talent and brains. I chose a white background and white clothes for my models so they could  either blend in or stand out. This miniseries was message for how hard it is to stand out as a creator and as a person in this world.

 

Keya Goldfien

Carey Chanquin

I'm a 28 year old graphic designer 9-5 and photographer after hours. I am born and bred in Cape Town and grew up in Ottery. I enjoy being outdoors, going to events, music gigs etc.meeting new people and mingling with other creatives that I could possibly collaborate with or even just capture, I especially like shooting on disposable cameras. It makes it more exciting for me.  

I'm very nostalgic in the way I dress and the music I listen to so I'm inspired a lot by the 90's music era and lifestyle, this has influenced the way I shoot and capture my subjects. 

My curating coloured project was inspired by the people that I'm constantly surrounded by and who motivate me to pursue my own creative ambitions.

A lot of people tend to look abroad for inspiration, in international blogs or magazines but I wanted to show that there are these beautiful scenes and people right in front of us in Cape Town.

The purpose of my project was to shed some light on what isn't always seen. The coloured community isn't always shown in a positive light and I wanted to represent it in a different light.  

So people I featured in this project are all friends of mine and belong to this creative community that I spend a lot of my time with. I tried to capture an element of their cool personalities, styles and attitudes in the photographs. 

 

Victoria Rizzardi penalosa

This series of photographs portrays female friendship and how your ride or die can make you feel comfortable to be yourself. Crazy, messy, inappropriate, imperfect. 

 

Natalie Carranza

 

Jason Starr

An editorial shoot with styling from the 70’s disco era with an old western twist photographed in Montréal, Quebec.

Photographer: Jason Starr (@jasoncstarr)

Model: Lydia Daily (@lydialaughs) 

 

Lauren Walkley

Hi! My name is Lauren and I'm a 16 year old photographer from the UK. I first got into photography when I won a photo competition at my school and from there I took up photography as one of my GCSE options. I really love being creative with my photos because it allows myself to constantly create new and original work that i am proud of. I also love to create a sense of open interpretation in my photos where the audience can put their own meaning on the photo. That itself is so interesting to me because I always end up hearing points I didn't even consider.  

Instagram: @laurvisions 

 

Katie EU

My project consists of seven portraits with specific songs overlayed on them. The song ‘bubble’ was taken from the Instagram stories music feature. The symmetry in the images and harsh lines provide the feeling of peace, whereas the bodily expressions of the model portray the mood of the photo. You are the main character in your own movie. This project was sprung about from the idea of self love. I realised that we have the ability to choose our own moods and it is so much more beneficial to choose happiness. 

 
 

Tillman James

I’m a twenty two year old artist that studies in Savannah Georgia. Photography to me is about telling stories and connecting with people, it’s about shedding light on the moments in life that are very easily overlooked. It’s also one of my favorite ways to live inside my own head. Ive been taking photos for a little while now and I know I am drawn to moments, whether that be intimate or surreal I am always trying to tell a story with my work. I have a problem living in my own head too much, but with photography I can take what I’m feeling or my insecurities and put them out there in a way that makes me feel empowered. have so much respect for the people who model and work with me, I know how hard it is to be vulnerable and let someone document a moment where you feel outside of yourself but in this collaboration we make something substantial and they make me wanna keep pushing myself and keep creating, I have so much more I wanna say and photograph.

Fatima Montero

My work ranges in style, but I am focused on producing art that is compelling and beautiful. My most recent pieces center on children’s book illustration. 

 

KARLO STEFANEK

Fashion is changing and it became more than just a pretty dress. It's one of the reasons why I’m trying to create an imaginary world filled with made up characters based on real people. Every character has a back- story that adds to their development and I am interested in portraying their escape from the real world to a fictional one; The World of Burghini. 

Even though the word BURGHINI popped out of the blue one day, I still feel like it describes what my brand is about best. Burghini can represent anyone and anything; it could be in your bedroom if that's where you feel most vulnerable. It could be your sanctuary, your escape or just an illusion…

Karlo Štefanek (born March 21st 2002) is a 17 year old designer from Zagreb, Croatia. Showing passion for all forms of art as early as kindergarten years, successfully participating in theater, music, art and writing. At age of 16, he finally found a way to combine all of his passions and created his fashion house Burghini. With a new idea of what fashion should be, he continues telling real stories through made up characters featured on his clothes. 

Explore and shop through Burghini’s Instagram: @burghini.official  Or visit Burghini Official website: www.burghini.com 

 

GABRIELLE GOWANS

These photos mean a lot to me because I took them using a medium format camera for the first time. I used lighting and a background that were already set up, so initially, I wasn’t trying to create a certain story or message. After taking the first few shots, I felt like depicting what I thought in that moment to be the beauty, innocence, and power of youth.

 

 Vittoria Rizzardi Penalosa

"A boy last summer"

 

This series expresses the ethereal and fantasized memory of summer. The main subject in the photos isn't necessarily the main character portrayed, but that is, more so, the viewer itself. By the way the subject portrayed in the pictures looks at the viewer, we get a sense of uniqueness and specificity of that who is looking back at him. A sort of intimate relationship exists between the viewer and the subject which is entirely open to interpretation, but it's there indeed. Through this series I wanted to take the viewers back to a fairy-like memory of summer while keeping it simple-- as, summer, in the end, is nothing more than love, lust, water, and flowers.

 

claire farmery

" the theme of power resonated highly with me, and I wanted to showcase this through the use of paint. I wanted the paint in these portraits to symbolize the past, and how even though the past remains with us, we can rise above this and grow more powerful."

 

Francesca Blue 

Brimming with Light. Even on the worst days, spinning and anxious, I can find moments full of light. The colors of the earth are blooming in beautiful ways right now. For the first time, I can actually observe them. I have the power to slow down and admire the things around me. That is something I can control, and right now, that’s enough.  Remembering to embrace these moments of appreciation and abundance with this set from a sunny day.  

 

Photography and Styling: Francesca Blue

Website: francescabluephoto.com

Instagram: @missfrancescablue 

Model: Anastasia Miller

Instagram: @anastasiaxmiller

 

Tillman James

This work is about connection and being vulnerable with another person, and how beautiful those moments can be.